aggravation (part of speech: noun)
exacerbation, provocation, perturbation, indignation, aggravation, petulance, ire, harassment, discomposure, bother, trouble, scorn, pique, virulence, arousal, disturbance, inflammation, enragement, resentment, vexation, torment, bedevilment, annoyance, irritation
discontentment (part of speech: noun)
disgruntlement, misery, gloominess, disquiet, angst, inquietude, ennui, displeasure, despondence, cheerlessness, uneasiness, sourness, joylessness, wretchedness, anxiety, discomfort, dissatisfaction, discontent, non-satisfaction, unhappiness, uncomfortableness, boredom, anguish, frustration
- Gray was checked less by the exasperation, by the authority in the speaker's tone, than by the fact that the entire complexion of the affair had changed. - "Flowing Gold", Rex Beach.
- Her grandfather turned to her, almost beside himself with exasperation. - "North, South and Over the Sea", M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell).
- Leda asked in sudden exasperation. - "Unwise Child", Gordon Randall Garrett.